ORGANISATION NAMESGC (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC))
FUNDING TYPEMobility Incoming
DEADLINE DESCRIPTIONAll year
RESEARCH FIELDNatural sciences
CAREER STAGEFirst Stage Researcher (R1) (Up to the point of PhD)Recognised Researcher (R2) (PhD holders or equivalent who are not yet fully independent)Established Researcher (R3) (Researchers who have developed a level of independence)Leading Researcher (R4) (Researchers leading their research area or field)
The SGC (jointly established by DFG and NSFC) offers support to German and Chinese researchers to establish so-called -cooperation groups- in order to engage in intensive exchange on a specific scientific topics, possibly leading to a comprehensive joint research project and preparing the establishment of this project. The cooperation group should at least link 2 groups, one in Germany and one in China. Applicants should have already been involved in an activity supported by the SGC (e.g. Workshops, Summer Schools, Young Scientist Forum).
German-based researchers, China-based researchers (previously funded by NSFC)
What is funded
SGC provides mainly funding for meetings and workshops, mobility (transportation and stays) and, to a minor degree, consumables.
Up to 3 years